Sanborn Western Camps | Summer Programs

Sanborn Western Camps


High Trails Ranch for Girls and Big Spring Ranch for Boys, which constitute Sanborn Western Camps, provide a traditional camping experience with a strong emphasis on outdoor adventures. With the assistance of staff, campers select daily activities from the following areas: watersports, land sports, creative arts, astronomy, nature/geology, Western riding and Western history. Tripping is integral to the program, with two- to five-day excursions to dozens of destinations designed for both novice and experienced hikers, riders, backpackers and climbers.

General Info

Name Sanborn Western Camps
Location Florissant, CO
Year-round Contacts 719-748-3341
Program Focuses & Features Adventure Travel, Aquatics, Archery, Astronomy, Basketball, Canoeing, Caving, Climbing Wall, Conservation, Crafts, Creative Writing, Dance, Ecology, Environmental Science, Exploration, Fishing, Geology, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Mountain Trips, Mountaineering, Music, Photography, Ranch, Rappelling, Riding, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Theater, Watersports, Wilderness Camping, Woodcraft
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 7-16
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Mike MacDonald & Julie Richardson, Directors
Residential Fee $2150-4300 (+$200), 2-4 weeks.
Year Established 1948
Sponsor Sanborn Western Camps
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 4 sessions, 2-4 weeks long


Mike MacDonald & Julie Richardson, Directors